Nov. Girls Play Sports

November Team GPS starts this Sunday, November 4th – register now:

November featured sports: cross country and soccer. November discussion topic: bullying

Each month girls learn two different sports and participate in discussions on topics that impact girls. Sign up for one month, a couple or all!

Team GPS is held once a week 4:00pm – 6:00pm at Evanston Township High School.

FINANCIAL AID IS AVAILABLE – simply select ‘YES’ for a 100% scholarship on the registration form.

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Events this week (Nov. 5th)

Friendly Reminder 11-5-18

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October Meeting Minutes

Hi All! Sorry for the delay, but here are the minutes from our October meeting: October 2018 PTA Minutes

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Book Fair: Tuesday & Wednesday (Oct.16 &17) Plus Special Friends Day on Wed.


The Book Fair will be open on Tuesday from 4:00pm-8:00pm and on Wednesday from 4:00pm-6:30pm during Parent/Teacher conferences. It will be held in the main hallway in the front of the school by the office. Funds raised from the fair will go towards buying books & literacy initiatives at Walker. Parents will also have the opportunity to purchase a book from any teacher’s wish list to donate to that classroom, please see a volunteer for assistance.

Special Friends Day will be on Wednesday Oct. 17th during your child’s lunch/recess periods. They are welcome to invite a special adult to have lunch with them and visit the book fair. *Students need to be in the company of an adult to browse book fair items during Special Friends Day. Lunch/Recess time periods are as follows: K & 1st: 11:00am-11:40am, 2nd & 3rd: 11:50am-12:30pm, 4th & 5th: 12:40pm-1:20pm.

Volunteers are needed to make this event great! If you can help, please click here to sign up online.

If you are unable to attend the Fair in person (and for out of town supporters), we invite you to visit our online Book Fair at

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Join us for our October PTA meeting!

PTA Meeting Banner

Our next meeting is this Wednesday (the 10th @ 7pm) and we hope you can join us. We will be meeting at Walker in the cafeteria and childcare will be provided in the gym. Below is the agenda.

October 2018 PTA Meeting Agenda

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Eat at Boltwood Evanston on Monday, 10/8 for Walker!

Boltwood Evanston is hosting the 1st PTA Restaurant Fundraiser of the school year!

Eat at Boltwood on Monday, October 8th and they will donate 10% of all sales (dine in or carry out) back to the Walker PTA!

Boltwood Evanston
804 Davis Street

Lunch: 11:30am-2:00pm
Afternoon Menu: 2:00-5:00pm
Dinner: 5:00-9:00pm

View their menu at:

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Walk to School Day: Oct. 10th

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October PTA Newsletter

Click here to see this months newsletter!

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Book Fair Coin Drive This Week! Oct.1st-5th

coin drive

Walker is doing a coin drive to kick off our upcoming Scholastic Book Fair, starting Monday, October 1st, to provide new books to the teachers classrooms. Have your children bring in Pennies on Monday 10/1, Nickels on Tuesday 10/2, Dimes on Wednesday 10/3, Quarters on Thursday 10/4, and any coin on Friday 10/5. The class that brings in the most earnings with their coins will win a pizza party!

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Fall Box Tops Drive


Help us raise $1,500 for Walker Elementary!

Last year, we raised over $1,200 for our school through our spring Box Tops for Education collection. Let’s raise $1,500 this year!

We will be holding our fall Box Tops for Education drive in October!  Don’t forget to send in your box tops before October 19. The classroom that submits the most box tops will win a class pizza party in November.  Look for more details in next week’s Friday folder, and reach out to Diana Sheehan at with any questions.

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